Education must prepare the students to dream big, aim high and work hard: Vice President Addresses Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Choudhary College
The Vice President of India, Shri M, Venkaiah Naidu has said that education must prepare the students to dream big, aim high and work hard. He was addressing the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Jagarlamudi Kuppuswamy Choudhary College, in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh today. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Minister for Health and Medical Education, Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Kamineni Sreenivas and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The Vice President said that student must acquire knowledge and life skills to not only secure employment but also tackle any situation, be it good or bad, with poise and equanimity. He further said that Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, who came from humble background, rose to occupy the highest positions through sheer hard work, discipline and commitment.
The Vice President asked schools and colleges to equip the students to find suitable employment or become self-employed. Educational curricula in the fast-changing world merely acquiring degrees was not enough, education must enlighten and empower the youth. he added.